Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Emergency 24 hour contacts - Search and rescue / Pollution incidents

Emergency Incident Reporting

Aviation search and rescue 

24-Hour emergency helpline
Within Australia: 1800 815 257 
Outside Australia: +61 2 6230 6899


Maritime search and rescue

24-Hour emergency helpline
Within Australia: 1800 641 792
Outside Australia: +61 2 6230 6811


Report marine pollution incidents

24-Hour emergency helpline
Within Australia: 1800 641 792
Outside Australia: +61 2 6230 6811

You can also report a marine pollution incident by submitting a POLREP or by using the email contact form. Please select Marine Environment Protection in the 'send to' field.

For relevant contact points in Australia for ships reporting pollution or potential incidents in accordance with MARPOL requirements, please see the AMSA Marine Pollution (MARPOL) reporting page.

Fax 1800 622 153
For non-emergency Australian Maritime Safety Authority contacts, please visit the contact us page.

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